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Can a herniated disc cause gas pains? I have 3 herniated discs and I get stomach pains and I need to blow out some gas to feel better

Can a herniated disc cause gas pains? I have 3 herniated discs and I get stomach pains and I need to blow out some gas to feel better

No unless you are: Using medication for your back pain that may be causing the GI symptoms such as nonsteroidal anti inflammatories which have about a 10% GI side effect rate. ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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What to take for ulcer pains caused by drinking alcohol?

What to take for ulcer pains caused by drinking alcohol?

Ulcer disease due to: Alcohol abuse is serious. It is best to seek medical evaluation and the provider can make appropriate recommendations based on your case. Are you still drinking? Please consider alcoholics anonymous meetings and sobriety. ...Read more

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What could be reasons for persistent gassiness? I just can't stop all day and all night. Are there any std's that cause gas?

What could be reasons for persistent gassiness? I just can't stop all day and all night. Are there any std's that cause gas?

Lactose/fiber/air/ib: The causes of persistent gassiness are
1 lactose intolerance
2high fiber diet
3chronin constipation
4swallowed air
5inflammatory bowel disease
6diverticulitis
7antibiotics
8laxatives
9artficial additives (sweetners)
no stds do not cause gassyness. ...Read more

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Could drinking alcohol cause tonsillitis?

Yes: Alcohol concentration could irritate tissue directly, alcohol could depressed you immune system enhancing infection. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol cause weight gain?

Does drinking alcohol cause weight gain?

YES: Have you ever heard of "beer belly"? Alcohol has lots of calories that your body does not need for nourishment, and it's easy to forget this when drinking. Here's an article & list: http://www. Medicinenet. Com/alcohol_and_nutrition/page3.Htm#weight the more sweet and exotic drinks are even more fattening than those listed here. ...Read more

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Could drinking alcohol cause liver damage?

Could drinking alcohol cause liver damage?

Yes.: Alcoholic hepatitis is hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) due to excessive intake of alcohol. It is usually found in association with fatty liver, an early stage of alcoholic liver disease, and may contribute to the progression of fibrosis, leading to cirrhosis. ...Read more

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Will drinking alcohol every day cause liver pain?

Will drinking alcohol every day cause liver pain?

Beer stomach ulcer: Liver rarely has symptoms. Pain is from GI ulcers. Some people are resilient and can absorb a lot without results till late. But mental consequences are disastrous to self and family and to all your loved ones. It is deadly inherited and younger generations suffer much more than the first gen: schizophrenia, severe mental problems along with alcoholism, autism, adhd, disabling anxiety. Treat now. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol while sick cause oral thrush?

Can drinking alcohol while sick cause oral thrush?

How sick &with what?: Thrush is not necessarily an std. Thrush develops when the opportunity presents for a compromised immune system. Many patients who use inhalers that contain steroids are at risk, particularly if some of those steroids are deposited in the oral cavity. Patients on broad-spectrum antibiotics, who take steroids for any inflammatory condition, & those fighting a systemic disease (like HIV) get thrush. ...Read more

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What causes my chest to turn red and hot after drinking alcohol?

What causes my chest to turn red and hot after drinking alcohol?

Vasodilatation: Alcohol is a vasodilator. Certain races have poor ability to metabolise alcohol and can get facial flushing too. ...Read more

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What causes you to have to quit drinking alcohol when you have pancreatitis?

What causes you to have to quit drinking alcohol when you have pancreatitis?

See details: Because alcohol can not only cause pancreatitis but can also make preexisting pancreatitis much worse. It is a toxin to the pancreas. ...Read more

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Could drinking alcohol while in cycle would cause more liver damage than normal?

Don't know what you: Mean by "in cycle? " - you mean during your period? First of all, liver damage from alcohol is NOT normal, and social drinking will not damage the liver in the overwhelming majority of people. I am aware of no evidence that alcohol is more toxic to the liver during any particular part of a woman's menstrual cycle. Safe drinking in women is ...Read more

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Are night sweats caused by drinking alcohol a sign of a serious health risk condition?

Many causes: There are many reasons for night sweats and drinking alcohol is not one of the common causes. Infections, (including tb), cancers, hormone problems, and gastric reflux, or cardiac problems can all lead infections. So night sweats themselves can be a serious health situation. You should probably see a medical professional to have an evaluation. ...Read more

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One night I was drinking alcohol and the next morning I threw up I and I saw blood what could be the cause of that?

One night I was drinking alcohol and the next morning I threw up I and I saw blood what could be the cause of that?

Couple possibliities: You may just have some gastritis, or even some peptic ulcer disease. But, if your emesis was violent, you may have torn the distal esophagus' inner lining, called a mallory-weiss tear. This will be self limited. If it continues, see your doctor, and take it easy on the etoh for awhile. Good luck. ...Read more

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I took single dose diflucan (fluconazole) 150mg. How long does it stay in system and will drinking alcohol make it less effective or cause any health issues?

I took single dose diflucan (fluconazole) 150mg. How long does it stay in system and will drinking alcohol make it less effective or cause any health issues?

No specific interact: Diflucan (fluconazole) could stay in your system from about 5-7 days, on average. There are no specific interactions with alcohol but, be careful: Diflucan (fluconazole) can cause liver toxicity and so can alcohol - a potential double-whammy to your liver. ...Read more

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What causes blackout after drinking alcohol?

What causes blackout after drinking alcohol?

It's theorized that: Alcohol consumption impairs the transmission of neurotransmitters in the hippocampus of the brain especially gaba/ gamma amino-butyric acid and n methyl d aspartate, thus causing the black out. Bottoms up! Http://en. M.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/blackout_ (alcohol-related_amnesia). ...Read more

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Will drinking alcohol cause cirrhosis?

Will drinking alcohol cause cirrhosis?

Yes: It use to be leading cause but hepatitis C is currently is the leading cause of cirrhosis in the us. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol cause a heavier period?

Thinning blood: Alcohol can thin the blood and could theoretically cause a heavier period and increased blood loss. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol cause excessive tiredness?

Can drinking alcohol cause excessive tiredness?

Of course: Alcohol is a toxin, and, particularly in excess over a prolonged period of time, can cause damage to multiple organs and processes. If this describes you, discuss it with your doctor at your next visit. ...Read more

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Could drinking alcohol cause an electrolyte imbalance?

Could drinking alcohol cause an electrolyte imbalance?

Yes: alcohol makes you go to the bathroom where you can loose many electrlytes ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol cause an increase in weight gain?

Depends: Alcohol has a carbohydrate effect & stimulates Insulin release which depresses blood sugar and stimulates hunger. Insulin release also turns off breakdown of fat as a backup energy source in the body. Over time this can lead to increased intake, quick deposition of energy as fat stores and eventual weight gain. The skinny alcoholic exists because they seldom spend money on food. ...Read more

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Possible for stress to cause blackouts while drinking alcohol?

Possible for stress to cause blackouts while drinking alcohol?

Mutual support helps: Keep it simple: consider attending a meeting of alcoholics anonymous. The alcohol is what causes the blackouts, not the stress. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause pain in kidneys after drinking alcohol?

It's not kidney pain: Nothing would cause kidney pain after alcohol (it may be coming from liver instead and not kidney), kidneys usually don't hurt unless it has stones or infection or blockage to urine flow acutely! ...Read more

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What is the cause of my lower right side back pain after drinking alcohol?

Numerous: You should see our pcp to have a few things checked out- your kidney, liver, and spine. Any one of them can cause lbp. ...Read more

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After drinking alcohol for a month I am now bedwetting can this be a cause?

After drinking alcohol for a month I am now bedwetting can this be a cause?

It's a diuretic: Yes--alcohol is a diuretic which acts on the kidneys to make you urinate more often. There are of course also other possible dangerous effects from drinking too much such as liver damage and damaging effects on the brain. I suggest being very careful about how much you drink. I'd be glad to consult with you more in a private consult on HealthTap about this if you desire. ...Read more

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Help please. Could drinking alcohol 4 days prior to general anesthesia cause complications?

See below: This should not cause problems if you did not drink to excess. I would suggest trying to keep it to a minimum, and then hydrate well for the next few days. ...Read more

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Can my rhinitis be caused by an alcohol intollerance? Always got increased mucous for days after drinking alcohol?

Can my rhinitis be caused by an alcohol intollerance? Always got increased mucous for days after drinking alcohol?

Listen to your body: Hey Doc! It hurts when I do this!

Doc: Well, don't do that!

LOL! In short: If you've noted that you often have tons of mucus production after you consume ETOH. And you don't like that. Then don't consume the ETOH.

'Nuf said. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


Gas Pains (Definition)

Generally occur when gas builds up in your intestines, and you're not ...Read more